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Carol Eve Woughter, 60, director of Career Services at SUNY, Alfred, died November 19, 2000. A native of Philadelphia, PA., she and her husband, Jim, have lived on Park Street for several decades, where they brought up their boys. Carol was active in community and church organizations, as well as many professional groups.

Richard Call, 78, died Thursday, December 7, 2000. Active in the Hartsville and Almond Historical Societies, Richard founded and hosted the Hartsville Museum, an interesting and vast collection of Americana memorabilia and treasures. He was a life member of the Grange and the New York State Humane Society. He was born in Canandaigua and worked at the Bath and Canandaigua VA facilities.

Dorothy Clark Whitford, 91, died January 12, 2000, in Horseheads. She and her husband, Bob, lived next to the Library on Main Street, where Bob served as janitor for many years. Both were active at Almond Union Church and the Almond Historical Society, and she worked as a seamstress at Hickey Freeman and Marion Rohr in Hornell.

Lee R. Ryan, 80, died on Christmas Day, 2000, in Lakeland, FL, following bypass surgery. Lee was a charter member of the newly formed Allegany County Board of Legislators in 1970, representing Almond, West Almond, Amity, Burns, Alfred, Andover, and Ward for eight years. He had previously served the Town of Almond as assessor and justice of the peace, and was involved in Farm Bureau and its grassroots Kitchen Konference group while operating a dairy farm on Karr Valley in the 50’s and 60’s. He and his wife, Louise, were very active in the Almond Senior Citizens, serving as president, organizing fundraisers and bus trips, and bringing interesting speakers and topics to the group.

Ruth Kellogg, died on January 5, 2001, less than a month after reaching her 98th birthday. She and her husband, Clair, together with their son, Wayne, and later his son, Les, owned and operated Kellogg’s Country Store on Main Street from 1938 to 1987. An avid collector of antiques and treasures, she established a replica of an old country home upstairs over the store in the 60’s, which she opened to the public for tours. Active in the Twentieth Century Club, Historical Society, Almond Union of Churches, and Senior Citizens, she was able to live alone in her home until her death.